Roger Mason has served as principal trumpet with the MSO for over 25 years and as an adjunct faculty member at Moorpark College. His music education began at Cal State Northridge University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Trumpet Performance.
For the past 30 years Roger has been a church musician in Los Angeles. He is a member of the Grace Community Church Brass Ensemble and the Grace Community Church Orchestra.
He is one of the MSO musicians who played in US military bands. While pursuing a civilian career in public safety Roger served 37 years as a reservist in the US Air Force and Air National Guard band programs. He has performed worldwide with US Air Force Bands including the US Air Force Band of Europe Brass Ensemble. In 2007 he deployed with the US Air Force Central Command Band to Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Roger has a PhD in management and is co-owner and vice president of LECMgt, a consulting firm in Camarillo, Ca.